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Voluntary out-of-home care key statistics

Quarterly and financial year statistics for voluntary out-of-home care in NSW

These statistics include non-identifying information only. Figures going back to 2010-11 are also available. (PDF 157.6KB)

Voluntary out-of-home care annual and quarterly statistics
Financial year 2019–20 Jul–Sep 2020 Oct–Dec 2020 Jan–Mar 2021 Apr–Jun 2021
Number of agencies
Designated agency 24 23 - - -
Registered agency 88 94 - - -
Total 112 117 - - -
Number of children and young people accessing voluntary out-of-home care
Children and young people recorded with a disability 1,040 389 - - -
Children and young people recorded without a disability 1984 32 - - -
Total 1,234 421 - - -
Number of voluntary out-of-home care placements
Placements supervised by a designated agency 38 52 - - -
Case Plans recorded 38 35 - - -
Placements without a Case Plan or supervision 7,165 1,158 - - -
Total 7,241 1,245 - - -

* The above is based on data entered by agencies on the voluntary out-of-home care register and may include some errors. Our monitoring team works closely with agencies to ensure accuracy of data.